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Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
barack obama. he wants to terminate the procedure that allows members to filibuster the motion to proceed to cut the so-called talking filibuster. he wants to do so in the way he wants to do so he would have to break the rules committee changed the rules. he would have to use what we've been discussing, when the majority leader forces the rules of the simple majority vote. putting the substance of the changes were talking about aside, it's important to note the senate's rules have never been changed while following the rules -- i'm sorry, without following regular order, without following the rules. there've been changes to precedent interpretation of rules as simple majority coming at the rules have never ever been changed. if you look back to the 1979 senate, majority deeper robert c. byrd at that time did he use the nuclear option to change the debate and nature of the debate when debating executive nominations. but that is a change of president that the change has on transit has changed the rules for breaking rules. the senate and house the right to set its own rules good according to
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